MA Anna Shchekaleva
She completed her ballet studies at the Choreographic Academy in Voronezh, Russia. Since 1989 she dances at the post in ensemble and since 1991 she dances at the post of the principal dancer in the National Theatre in Voronezh. 1993–1995 she was a soloist in the Municipal Theatre in Usti nad Labem, in her reperoir were roles such as Giselle, Mercedes in Don Quijoit, Girl in Carmina Burana and Princess with Golden Hair in ballet From Fairy Tail to Fairy Tail.
1995–2000 she worked in the Moravian Theatre in Olomouc, solo parts such as Giselle, Carmen, Manon, Marguerite, Odette/Odillia, Aurora and Good Fairy in Sleeping Beauty or Olympia in Hoffman's stories.
In 2001–2007 she completed her studies at the Academy of Musical Arts in Prague and since 2002 she works as a pedagogue of classical dance and scenical practice at the Choreographic Academy in Prague.
In 2001–2014 she also worked at the State Opera in Prague, where she played major parts as Odetta/Odillia, Pas de Trois in the Swan Lake, Cinderella, Titania and Helene in the Midsummers Night Dream, Marguerite Duplessis, Charlotte in the Phantom of Opera and part of "Her" in ballet composed on musical symphony My Homeland by Bedrich Smetana.
She was nominated twice for a prestigious Thalia Award for parts: Titania of the Midsummers Night Dream, m. F. Mendelssohn-Bartholdy, chor. L.Vaculík at the State Opera Prague and Odetta/Odilia, Swan Lake, m. P.Tchaikovsky, chor. M.Petipa, L.Ivanov, State Opera Prague.
Anna works as a pedagogue of classical dance and scenical practice at Choreographic Academy of Prague, pedagogue and repetitor at the Theatre of F. X. Salda in Liberec and she is often invited as a member of jury in many international dance festivals.